Postponing going back to work after having children

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Postponing going back to work after having children

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I found that not working when my children were very young, the benefits were huge, countless. I didn't want to work during their formative years because I didn't want to miss their milestones. Their first steps, their first words, their first laugh; all of those things that you can never get the essence of from a video tape. As a former educator, I had many tools under my belt to help my children during those really crucial years. I didn't want to put that on somebody else that I did not know, somebody else whose skills I wasn't sure of. I wanted to be the one who was there to set the foundation for the rest of their life.

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Mimi Lichterman

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Mimi is a full-time mom and part-time educator. She has terrific nine-year-old twin sons and a wonderful and supportive husband of 15 years. She worked full time as a primary grade teacher until she and her husband decided to work on having a family. When her sons were in kindergarten, she returned to teaching part-time. Working part time at their school is a wonderful opportunity for her to take part in their school lives as well as to stay connected to education. She strives to achieve a healthy lifestyle for her family by balancing health, fun, learning, and green choices. She enriches her  family time by playing all kinds of card, board, word, and strategy games. She also likes to spread the fun by sharing the family's love of games with friends and extended family.

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